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20 days ago

Finishing walnut - 9 replies

when I put on a wood sealer on walnut it turns real dark. What is best way to finish walnut so you can see the grain and not have it turn real dark ? Thanks for any help. Bob

88 days ago

Inlay banding help - 2 replies

I never done banding before and would like to do it. I checked out bandings and there are many. I hope some of you who do banding may help me start out. What color banding looks good on oak – walnut – cherry – maple? My box lids will be 6×9 and what size size banding 1/4” or more? Thank you for any help. Bob

150 days ago

dado problem - 9 replies

I’m trying to cut 1/8 inch deep dadoes around the center of a keepsake box on top and 4 sides. I have done everything on my table saw and can’t get the dadoes to match. I made sure everything was in line on setup with a caliiper. for some reason one or more of the dadoes offsets the matching. Is there a better way to do these dadoes....

188 days ago

Keepsake box bottoms - 3 replies

Is it OK to use a cheap wood for the bottom of a box if you can’t see it inside the box. The bottom would be covered with felt. I was thinking of using poplar for the bottom instead of expensive wood as the main frame of the box. Bob

486 days ago

wood glass coasters - 1 reply

What would be the best finish to use on the coasters as water may be a problem from the drinking glass? Bob

686 days ago

Lazy susan help - 1 reply

I need to make a 26” dia. lazy susan for on a table. What thickness should top piece be? What size and thickness should bottom piece be?

1125 days ago

Router problem - 6 replies

I need to put slots in round wood disc. I tried a regular and spiral bit in my router table. Problem is I get tear out. The slots are 3/8” wide and 1/4” deep. Any suggestions? Thanks for any help. Bob

1296 days ago

Olivewood - 1 reply

I need to buy a piece of light colored Olivewood 3/4”x 4”x7” or 8”. Hope someone can help me out. Thanks for any help. Bob

1297 days ago

Ambrosia Maple Finish - 2 replies

I’m looking for what would be a good finish for a Ambrosia maple picture frame. Has any one finished any ambrosia maple? Never worked with this wood before. Thanks for any help. Bob

1303 days ago

Thinning mineral oil - 1 reply

Can you thin mineral oil? Bob

1524 days ago

Spindle sander table top revise - 0 replies

I have a Delta Boss spindle sander and need one with a tilting top. Has anyone come up with a jig to do tilting at an angle on the Delta. Thanks for any help. Bob

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